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Lent Family History & Genealogy

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Lent Surname History

Founders of Peekskill, NY. The Lents were originally from the Netherlands where they were known as van Ryck's back in the day when surnames were an informal type of thing. They took the name of van Lent which meant 'from Lent'. They once owned Riker's Island which was a large farm eventually converted into a prison by NYC.

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Lent Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity

Netherlands, Dutch

Lent Meaning & Etymology

Originally van Lent.

Lent Life Expectancy

According to our database of 2,329 people with the last name Lent that have a birth and death date listed:

Life Expectancy

70.0
years

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Most Common Lent First Names

According to our database of 3,696 people with the last name Lent that have a first name listed, these are the most common first names:

  • John 3.2%
  • Mary 2.5%
  • Charles 2.4%
  • William 2.4%
  • Robert 2.3%
  • James 2.2%
  • George 1.8%
  • Richard 1.4%
  • Harold 1.1%
  • Joseph 1.1%
  • Frank 1.0%
  • Henry 0.9%
  • Helen 0.9%
  • Margaret 0.9%
  • Jan 0.8%
  • Elizabeth 0.8%
  • Arthur 0.8%
  • David 0.8%
  • Howard 0.8%
  • Edward 0.8%
  • Catherine 0.7%
  • Harry 0.7%
  • Donald 0.7%
  • Dorothy 0.7%
  • Albert 0.6%
  • Walter 0.6%
  • Ralph 0.6%
  • Daniel 0.6%
  • Anna 0.6%
  • Florence 0.6%
  • Ernest 0.5%
  • Abraham 0.5%
  • Kenneth 0.5%
  • Lillian 0.5%
  • Frances 0.5%
  • Raymond 0.5%
  • Thomas 0.5%
  • Ruth 0.5%
  • Alfred 0.5%
  • Jack 0.5%
  • Francis 0.4%
  • Sarah 0.4%
  • Irene 0.4%
  • Emma 0.4%
  • Evelyn 0.4%
  • Alice 0.4%
  • Louise 0.4%
  • Earl 0.4%
  • Samuel 0.4%
  • Marion 0.4%

Lent Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

Lint

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